Category: Company Events & News
Content Provided by Kostya Etus, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager Below are the top five most read blogs at CLS in 2018 along with a link to each and a brief summary. Looking over them provides an idea of the big themes and ideas that highlighted the year. #5 Three Reasons Not to Get the Jitters...
Content provided by Grant Engelbart, CFA, CLS Portfolio Manager How much have Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) grown so far this year? The quick answer is “tons” (TONS, ironically, is the ticker symbol of the ETF launched this year with the lowest assets). So far this year, 112 exchange-traded products have been launched, on pace to...
Content provided by Joshua Jenkins, CLS Associate Portfolio Manager The ETF industry spends a substantial amount of time educating investors on the relative merits of the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) structure. In doing so, a comparison is typically made to a close relative, the open-end mutual fund. There is, however, another investment vehicle defined by...
Content provided by Robyn Murray, Freelance Writer Case Eichenberger grew up in a small, rural village of 223 people in southeast Nebraska. Each day, his father drove him nine miles over country roads to a nearby town where he went to school in the same red brick building from first grade through graduation. In a...
Content provided by Mike Forker, CLS Chief Compliance Officer At CLS, we often highlight the fact that our performance is GIPS® verified; we state it on our presentations, include it in our marketing materials, and post it on our website. We say it often because it is something we are very proud of. But while...
Content provided by J.J. Schenkelberg, CFA, CLS Senior Portfolio Manager Each quarter Morningstar publishes a report entitled the Morningstar ETF Landscape Report. The report tracks 648 ETF strategies from 153 firms on a regular basis. The CLS Aggressive ETF model ranks in the top 4%1 for its 5-Year performance as of December 31, 2013, with...
Content provided by Michele Prell, CLS New Business Manager As the 2014 year gets under way, most of us have New Year’s Resolutions that we are trying to implement, whether it be personally or professionally. CLS is no different. Over the past six months, members of the New Business, Sales, Technology, and Service teams have...